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Aug. 10

August 10, 2011 --

Rep. Scott moves to kill Legal Services Corp. after court win over growers Study: LinkedIn tells more than city about ATL airport concessionaires’ revenue Augusta docs sue Medicare over alleged bias toward specialists

ATL doc billed Medicare, Medicaid for dead patients

June 6, 2011 --

Dr. Robert J. Williams pleaded guilty in federal court today to two counts of health care fraud. Authorities say Williams collected $975,000 from Medicare and Medicaid for group therapy, much of which was never performed. Many of the patients were deceased when the services were allegedly provided.

Deal vetoes bill barring Medicaid audit contractors

May 19, 2011 --

Gov. Nathan Deal this week vetoed a bill that would have barred the state from paying a contingency fee to a contractor to recover Medicaid overpayments. Doctors’ groups had resisted paying auditors on a contingency basis as “perverse” and “burdensome,” but Deal said the state needs every tool available to identify Medicaid fraud.

Sept. 4

September 4, 2010 --

One year later, communities await FEMA flood buyouts Uninsured dialysis care in peril? Operator of Rome nursing home ordered to pay $43M for wrongful death Wellstar repays $2.7M in excess medicare reimbursements Taxpayers association calling for water dept. audit DeKalb investigating sexual harassment allegations Fate of Chuck Chalk check still unsettled